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JISC question time: Student experiences of technology

The panel: The student’s perspective: Sue Beck, Student, University of Northampton The lecturer’s perspective: Rob Howe, Head of Learning Technology & Media, University of Northampton The senior manager’s perspective: Professor Jeff Haywood, Vice Principal Knowledge Management, Chief Information Officer, Edinburgh University The policy perspective: Sir David Melville, former VC of the University of Kent and … Read more

Demo: Web2practice

Netskills wants your help with its Web2practice guides. The guides are aimed at new users who are thinking about using Web 2.0 tools and, says Steve Boneham of Netskills, they will be partly based Cialis Generika rezeptfrei bestellen im Internet on other people's experience and practice with things like blogging, podcasting, social media and RSS. … Read more

Demo stand: MyExperiment

Jitan Bhagat from the University of Manchester valiantly battled to be heard above the clatter of forks and plates in the main hall at lunchtime in order to demonstrate My Experiment. It's a social, virtual research environment that allows users to find, use and share research objects in the form of workflows and other files, … Read more

Exhibitor: ProQuest

Exhibitor stand:  Cromdale Hall: ProQuest: LION Among the branded pens, pencils and packs of Post-it notes the exhibitors in the Cromdale Hall scatter liberally around their tables in a bid to attract the passing delegate, there are usually also some tempting bowls of sweeties. In contrast, the ProQuest stand has a firmly closed jar of … Read more

Delegate interview: Do Coyle

Do Coyle is Professor of Learning Innovation at the University of Aberdeen Http:// and, when I caught up with her in the foyer just before lunch, she was still enthusing about Lizbeth Goodman's keynote speech. “I really enjoyed the keynote this morning because it was slightly out of my normal range and, in particular, because … Read more

Opening speech: Tim O’Shea

JISC has a crucial role to play in helping apothekepunkt the economy through the current recession, and supporting it in its recovery afterwards, said Tim O'Shea, the chair of JISC in his opening speech to delegates here in Edinburgh. The current economic situation featured as one of the key challenges Professor O'Shea highlighted in his … Read more